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Thrilling narrative of the adventures, sufferings and starvation of Pike's Peak gold seekers on the Plains of the West in the Winter and Spring of 1859 / by one of the survivors

Thrilling narrative of the adventures, sufferings and starvation of Pike's Peak gold seekers on the Plains of the West in the Winter and Spring of 1859 / by one of the survivors

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Letter: to Mr. John Wilson /by Alexander J. Pullman for Daniel Blue, 1859 May 12
Creator: Blue, Daniel
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Dates: 1860
1859 May 12
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Accompanied by 6 pages of a corrected page proof from the second printing of Blue’s Narrative.
Abstract:
Daniel Blue, too weak to write, dictated a letter to Alexander Pullman. It describes his attempted trip to Pike’s Peak from Whiteside County, Illinois by way of Kansas City, Fort Riley, and Smoky Hill Fork. He records the hardships, deaths, cannibalism, and rescue by Indians.
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1 folder (14 p.)
25 cm. and smaller
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Object ID: 2067578
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